How to re-enable the Teams Meeting add-in from Outlook

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Key notes

  • Microsoft has finally released a fix in version, and users can now create Teams meetings in Outlook.
  • This comes months after Microsoft acknowledged the issue.
  • So, find out all there’s to know about the update and a quick workaround in case things still don’t work.
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A lot of users, of late, have reported their inability to create Teams meeting from Outlook. The online forums are filled with many sharing their concerns. And it looks like Microsoft has finally come around and released a fix to enable Teams meeting add-in in Outlook.

The patch was released in Teams version, as confirmed by Microsoft in an official post, and those who have already updated can now seamlessly create meetings in Teams. Just update Teams, and you are good to go!

How can I re-enable the Teams meeting add-in in Outlook?

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This is a workaround and not the actual solution. As reported earlier, you should first update the Teams app, and if a newer version is not yet available for your PC, follow the steps here. In most cases, you wouldn’t need this workaround, and updating would do the trick.
  1. Launch Outlook, and click on the File menu.files menu to enable teams meeting add ins in outlook
  2. Click on Options.Options
  3. Now, navigate to the Add-ins tab, select Disabled items under the Manage dropdown menu, and then click on Go.enable teams meeting add ins in outlook
  4. If you see Teams listed here, select it and then click on Enable.
  5. Save the changes and restart Outlook.
  6. Press Windows + R to open Run, type regedit, and then hit Enter.registry
  7. Paste the following path and hit Enter:Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Resiliency\DoNotDisableAddinList
  8. Now, right-click on the empty portion, hover the cursor over new, select DWORD (32-bit Value), and name it TeamsAddin.FastConnect.
  9. Once done, double-click on it, change the Value data to 1, and then click on OK.change value data to enable teams meeting add ins in outlook

That’s it! The Teams add-in would be enabled and remain that way, courtesy of the Registry changes you made here. But make sure to keep checking for updates and install it as soon as one is available.

For those who still don’t see the option, Microsoft has released a workaround to get things running. Here, you will have to make sure that the Teams plugin is added to Outlook and enabled.

Microsoft has finally released a fix for one of the many issues reported by users, and we hope others too are addressed soon. Until then, share your experience with Microsoft Teams in Outlook and whether you received an update.

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